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Apr 10, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, that number was 32,000 for every man, woman and child in america. that number has grown, a lot has changed over the year. >> dramatically. the deficits have almost gone up ten times, but it's important for people to understand that the threat to our future is not the short-term deficits, it's the deficits that will exist after the economy is recovered, after unemployment is down, after the wars are over, after we pass the crises. these so-called structural deficits threaten our future, both internationally and domestically, and we need to start doing something about it. >> we'll get to everyone else in a moment, but first let's rewind just a bit and pick up where we left off. >> in 2008, the national debt was $9.6 trillion. today it's almost 12.7 trillion, a 32% increase. that's nearly 41,000 for every american. and our budget deficits in national debt are only part of the problem. if you were to add up all of our nation's total liabilities and unfunded promises in social security, medicare and other programs, you would get over $62 trillion, 6 trillion more than in the fall of 2008. this
CNN
Apr 24, 2010 1:00pm EDT
capitalism and put america back on top and also ut biz editor with economists and one of the smartest journalists around. thank you for joining us. appreciate it. straight to it. give me the directions to the road from ruin. >> the book is really about our capitalism failed. had lehman brothers went bust and the rest of the financial system went into meltdown, that was clear evidence that we couldn't carry on as before. capitalism was not supposed to involve the government coming in and bailing out all the bankers. so in the book we set out an agenda for reforming capitalism so that it can actually work better and serve the public rather than serve a small group of people on wall street and set out a number of idea, the, some in of the current reforms pushing, others are not. more fundamental. >> what of the president's reforms do you agree with and in your road map first? >> one of the ideas i like, set up a consumer protection agency. i wish it wasn't being set up with the federal reserve, but as an independent agency. >> why? >> because i think the banking industry did exploit the
CNN
Apr 11, 2010 3:00pm EDT
, woman and child in america. the number has grown, the challenges have grown, a lot has changed in a year. >> dramatically. in the last three years, the deficits have almost gone up ten times but important for people to understand that the threat to our future is not the short-term deficits it is the deficits that will exist after the economy is down, wars is over, pass the crisis. these structural deficits threaten our future, both internationally and domestically and we need to start doing something about it. >> we will get over toen in a minute. first, let's rewind just a bit and pick up where we left off. >> in september of 2008, the national debt was $9.6 trillion. today, it is almost $12.7 trillion, a 32% increase. that is $41,000 for every american. our budgets and national debt are only part of the problem. if you add up our all our nation's total liabilities, in unfunded promises, social security, medicare, other program, you would get over $62 trillion. 6 trillion more than in the fall of 2008. this is how much money our federal government would need invested today to pay for ou
CNN
Apr 17, 2010 1:00pm EDT
to be coming back, not just in america but in a whole lot of other places. >> jeff, good to see you. the author of "why your world is about to get a whole lot smaller." >>> spending less time in school but doing better in math and science than in the united states. find out what we should be doing to fix our schools coming up next. to more than 300,000 growing companies. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have an allergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms and works when you need it most. benadryl®. you can't pause life. at northern trust, we understand... that while you may come from the same family... you know, son, you should take up something more strenuous. you have different needs and desires. - i'm reading a book. - what's a book? so we tailor plans for individuals, featuring a range of integrated solutions. you at your usual restaurant? son: maybe. see you tomorrow. stairs? elevator. to see how our multi-faceted approach... can benefit your multi-generational wealth, look ahead with us at northerntrust.com. can
CNN
Apr 18, 2010 3:00pm EDT
. not just in america, but in a whole lot of places. >> jeff, good to see you. jeff rubin is author of "why your world is about to get a whole lot smaller." controversial but worth reading. >> take care. >>> students in another country spending less time in school but doing better in math and science than in the united states. find out where and what we should be doing to fix our schools coming up next. [ advisor 1 ] i have clients say it's really hard to save for the future and they've come to a point where it's overwhelming. [ advisor 2 ] oh gee, i'm scared to tell you i've got this amount of credit card debt or i've got a 15-year-old and we never got around to saving for their college. that's when i go to work. we talk, we start planning. we can fix this. i know we can do it. when clients walk out of my office they feel confident about their retirement. [ male announcer ] visit ameriprise.com and put a confident retirement more within reach. >>> students in hong kong spend less time in school than students in the united states. yet, they often outperform their american peers in reading,
CNN
Apr 25, 2010 3:00pm EDT
or visit tempurpedic.com/cloud. tempur-pedic. the most highly recommended bed in america. >>> a look at our top stories this hour. rescue workers spanning across the southeast today after a series of severe storms. at least ten people were killed. tornadoes were reported in louisiana, mississippi, arkansas and alabama. and in mississippi, what's being described as a monster tornado almost a mile wide tore a path of destruction against that state. >>> in china, the death toll from another massive earthquake keeps rising. more than 2,200 people died when the 6.9 magnitude quake struck northwest china earlier this month. thousands of homes were destroyed, and more than 100,000 people fled the area. the chinese government is increasing assistance for orphaned children, elderly widows and disabled people in the area. >>> the british government is not amused. it has apologized for controversial memo about pope benedict's upcoming visit to britain. the memo from inside the british foreign office suggested the pope might like to sponsor a brand of condoms or bless a same-sex marriage while he's on
CNN
Apr 26, 2010 4:00am EDT
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